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Project by TonyInGuam posted 02-10-2013 09:56 AM 2062 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Everyone, this is a marker/crayon tool box I made for my daughter. It’s made from 1/2 poplar, the corners were joined with biscuits. This was the first oppurtunity I had to use my PC biscuit joiner, very pleased with the tool. The box is 10X6X6. The lid slides on dados and I put a small stop block underneath to keep the lid from coming completely off (to keep from getting lost). The bottom of the box is 1/2 poplar as well. The only metal that was used is the “Moon Stone” (knob) and screw. I finished the box with 3 coats of tung oil. The funny thing is, this project started out as a replacement box for her side-walk chalk, but it came out so nice I just couldn’t bear to see it outside in the weather. Anyway, enjoy the pics. Tony

-- Tony





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-10-2013 01:30 PM

Very nice. Always good to see a beautiful satisfied customer.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 02-10-2013 01:34 PM

This is a nice neat project and it looks like your daughter loves it. Way to go, Dad.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 02-10-2013 01:51 PM

Cool project… And that smile in the last image is what makes it all worth it. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 02-10-2013 04:30 PM

Looks great and she obviously loves it! Well done.

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#5 posted 02-10-2013 04:37 PM

What a doll ,I like the crayon box a lot too.

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#6 posted 02-10-2013 09:01 PM

the smile says it all :-)
way to go Dad

Dennis

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#7 posted 02-10-2013 09:40 PM

Looks like a very happy and satisfied customer. Very nice job.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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